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Exercise Helps Overweight Youngsters Learn

It boosts the mind and the body, study shows FRIDAY, Oct. 26 (HealthDay News) -- Three months of daily, vigorous exercise can improve overweight kids' thinking, U.S. researchers report. Physical activity can also lower their diabetes risk, reduce their body fat, and strengthen their bones, s...

Save the Children to Help Youngsters Impacted by California Wildfires

Special Feature: Tips for Parents on How to Help Children Cope WESTPORT, Conn., Oct. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Save the Children, a humanitarian agency that responds to disasters and works to improve the lives of children around the world, is deploying a team of crisis experts to assi...

New Oz Road Safety Campaign Hits Speeding Youngsters Below the Belt

Australian road safety campaigners have decided to approach the problem of young speedsters in a rather unique fashion, as a new TV campaign has tried to tackle the problem by hitting them right below the belt by showing young women wiggling their little fingers at fast riders. The New Sou...

More Youngsters Get Tuberculosis

A growing number of youngsters are contracting tuberculosis, especially those in their 20s, due to poor health from irregular// living and excessive weight loss, according to a report. Last year about one fifth of tuberculosis patients were people in their 20s. According to the report...

Hypertension, Prehypertension in Youngsters Linked With Heart Enlargement

Hypertension and prehypertension in adolescents and young adults was associated with a higher risk of having an abnormally enlarged heart//, researchers report in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association. In a study of American Indians, average age 26.5, those with hypertension ...

Movies Influence Youngsters To Drink

Young adolescents are increasingly taking their example from movies, and starting to experiment with alcohol at a very early age. A research// study has measured the influence of alcohol use in movies and, using data from more than 600 films and 5,000 students, found that movies play a significant...

Calcium-rich Diet Good For Youngsters

Youngsters who forego calcium-rich foods because they think they're fattening are mistaken, say researchers based on findings of a recent study .// Researchers say 9-year-old girls who consumed diets high in calcium were no more likely to put on additional pounds than kids the same age who ate...

Mobiles As Addictive As Smoking In Youngsters

New research finds that mobile phones are as addictive as cigarettes among young people. Psychologist Dr David Sheffield, the lead author of the research //said that the constant habit of being attached to their mobile phones was causing stress among youngsters. His study found that one in se...

Headspace to the Rescue of Mentally Ill Youngsters

A program called Headspace is being introduced by the Federal Government in Australia to provide early intervention and treatment for youngsters whose mental// ailments have been largely glossed over or ignored. Establishment of 30 centres across the country in cities and rural spots will ens...

South Africa: AIDS, A Major Cause Of Death Of Youngsters

The HIV-AIDS pandemic is one of the major causes of death among South Africa's young people, aged between 20 and 44, Government has said. // Head of Policy Co-ordination and Advisory Service (PACS) at the Presidency Joel Netshitenzhe said they had conducted research and found that there was s...

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Youngsters in Medical Dictionary

Conduct disorder

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Colds

... States ... Fortunately, most colds resolve by themselves and do not lead to worse illnesses. ... In the first two years of life alone, most youngsters have eight to ten colds . ... Symptoms of a cold soon develop. ... there's no cure for the common cold . ... ... colds and natural remedies ...
Youngsters in Biological News

UC Davis launches 'One Health' care for wild mountain gorillas and human neighbors

...esources to this unique partnership aimed at saving the gorillas, their home, and ourselves." About mountain gorillas Except for four orphaned youngsters being prepared for release, there are no mountain gorillas ( Gorilla beringei beringei ) living in captivity. (Gorillas commonly seen in zoos are West...

Young dinosaurs roamed together, died together

... "There were no adults or hatchlings," said Paul Sereno, professor at the University of Chicago and National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence. "These youngsters were roaming around on their own," remarked Tan Lin, from the Department of Land and Resources of Inner Mongolia. Within an exquisite pair of the ...

New York, Florida schools win awards at national student competition

... events into a video to help students learn. In addition, students can go on virtual field trips through holographic imaging. The holograms also allow youngsters to transport themselves virtually so they can communicate with others anywhere in the world. Wally Lee and Monica Mallini, both of Alexandria, Va.,...

Cost of hatchling turtles' dash for freedom

...patrolling the beaches in its bid for freedom. For youngsters hatching on the Great Barrier Reef's coral cays th...ggs were about to hatch, Booth intercepted several youngsters before they reached the sea. Transporting them 100...r aquarium. As soon as they entered the water, the youngsters began swimming frantically with their large front ...

Negligent, attentive mouse mothers show biological differences

...usly nurturing mothers, but these surviving pups showed lasting effects, including hyperactivity and low adult body weight. Some females neglected as youngsters were also poor mothers as adults, suggesting some aspects of neglect can be transmitted across generations. The group also found evidence of geneti...

2 French scientists win European award for communication

...On hearing the news of his selection, he said, "I'm really honored to receive this Award. Communicating life sciences to the public and especially to youngsters should be part of our daily job. This is important both to give them the minimal scientific tools for understanding our world and future challenges, a...

A rarity among arachnids, whip spiders have a sociable family life

...ayor believes that because young amblypygids slip easily into tight crevasses and their coloring matches their backgrounds, the social behavior of the youngsters has been missed in the wild. Rayor's research on two species in captivity (the dime-sized Phrynus marginemaculatus from Florida and a much large...

Like salty food? Chances are you had low blood sodium when you were born

...the archives of the Ha'Emek and Galilee Medical Centers (Israel) participated in the investigation with the written permission of their guardians. The youngsters were admitted to the study based on whether they had received neonatal diuretic treatment during their first month of life (n=23) or were a matched co...
Youngsters in Biological Technology

We need the challenges of space exploration

...explore the vast reaches of space. Space exploration is, after all, about today's children. It is about a future in which Sam and millions of other youngsters like him will be able to ponder the twinkling lights of the night sky and seriously consider soaring off to touch them. It is about unlocking the secr...
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